Biology 97 Lecture Series 2016 - Integrative Biology

Themes in Biology: "Integrative Biology"
2:00 pm (most) Fridays, Science Center Lecture Hall 101
All are welcome


Lara LeDage

Sept 9
​Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Penn State University
“Factors that Modulate Neural Plasticity: A Top-Down Approach”

Morgan Kelly '98

Sept 16
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University
“Local adaptation, plasticity, and response to global change in a tide pool crustacean”

Jeff Bailey

Sept 23
​Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
“Leveraging genetic variation to understand infectious disease and cancer – within the nexus of malaria, EBV, and Burkitt lymphoma”

Lisa Gunaydin '07

Sept 30
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF; UCSF Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
“Natural neural projection dynamics underlying social behavior”

Gene Robinson

Oct 21
​Professor, Director, Institute for Genomic Biology, Swanlund Chair of Entomology, University of Illinois
“Me to We: Using the Honey Bee to Find the Genetics Roots of Social Life” 

Mike Sukhdeo

Oct 28
​Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University
“Scientific Dogma and Studies in Parasite Biology”  

David Sherwood

Nov 4
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Duke University
“Breaching the basement membrane: Anchor cell invasion in C. elegans”

Dana Hawley

Nov 11
​Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech
“Behavioral and immunological heterogeneity in house finches: causes and implications for disease dynamics”

Monica Medina

Dec 2
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Penn State University
“Holobiont genomics of Orbicella spp., a Caribbean species complex”